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Soldiers reportedly taking bribes at Beitbridge port of entry

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Not content with illegally entering South Africa, smugglers, undocumented persons and vehicle thieves have apparently added bribery to their list of criminal offences according...

Cameroon separatists kill 15 soldiers in attacks using explosives

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Separatist rebels have killed 15 Cameroonian soldiers and several civilians in two bomb attacks this month, the government said on Monday, marking a new...

Attack in central Mali kills 15 soldiers, military says

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Fifteen soldiers were killed and a number of others wounded in an ambush on a military convoy in central Mali on Thursday, the armed...

Attack in Burkina Faso kills at least 12 soldiers, sources say

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At least 12 soldiers were killed in an attack in northwestern Burkina Faso on Sunday and seven others are missing, three security sources said. There...

Civilians, soldiers die in Burkina Faso attack

An armed group in northern Burkina Faso killed 30 civilians, soldiers and pro-government militiamen in a series of attacks near the Niger border, the...

Fifteen soldiers killed in Niger ambush, ministry says

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Fifteen soldiers were killed as a result of an ambush in southwestern Niger on Saturday, the country’s defence ministry said, blaming the attack on...

Ethiopian soldiers guilty of rape, murder

Three Ethiopian soldiers were convicted of rape and one of killing a civilian in Ethiopia's Tigray region, government said, the first public statement on...

Sudanese soldiers face civilian prosecution over killing of protesters: SUNA

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A number of Sudanese army soldiers were transferred to civilian prosecution, state news agency SUNA reported on Sunday, in the first such investigation of...

Eleven soldiers killed in attack in Nigeria’s Benue state

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One army officer and ten soldiers were killed in Nigeria’s Benue state in what a spokesman said was an unprovoked attack on Thursday. The army...

Three soldiers killed in attacks on Ivory Coast military camps

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Three soldiers were killed and seven wounded when two military posts in northern Ivory Coast were attacked early on Monday, five senior military sources...

Uganda military sentences soldiers up to three months in jail over...

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The Ugandan military on Thursday sentenced seven soldiers to up 90 days in jail after they were convicted of assaulting journalists who were covering...

Soldiers still helping police keep order and enforcing COVID-19 regulations

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Over two thousand soldiers will be on South African streets until the end of February helping police and assisting in the ongoing national effort...

‘The soldiers kept shooting:’ witnesses testify in Lagos protest probe

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Nigerian soldiers shot dead peaceful protesters at a demonstration in Lagos last month, trucking away the bodies, said written witness testimonies submitted to a...

Dozens reported killed in clashes between Somali government, fighters

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Dozens of soldiers and Somal were killed in two days of fighting between Somali government forces and al Shabaab militants northwest of the capital...

Senegal soldiers coronavirus positive

Nearly 100 Senegalese soldiers tested positive for coronavirus after returning home from a deployment in neighbouring Gambia, a military source said. The source said testing...

Militants kill four Malian soldiers in ambush

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Four Malian solders were killed and 12 wounded on Thursday after militants ambushed a military anti-poaching patrol in the violence-plagued central region of Mopti,...

Mali soldiers promise elections after coup condemned abroad

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Soldiers who ousted Mali’s president and government in a military coup that drew condemnation abroad promised on Wednesday to restore stability and oversee a...

Acornhoek mission part of addressing all aspects of criminality – Joint...

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Operation Notlela, the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) deployment in support of the national state of disaster, does not confine soldiers to enforcing lockdown...

Soldiers on Notlela duty in Limpopo test positive for COVID-19

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The lid the national defence force has put on making public the number of soldiers testing positive for coronavirus has not reached Limpopo. The provincial...

Cameroon soldiers arrested

Authorities in Cameroon arrested three soldiers for their role in an alleged deadly attack on civilians in a village near where the military is...

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